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Leidos Defense has a dynamic opportunity for a Microsoft SQL Database Administrator to work at our customer site at the National Maritime Intelligence Center, Suitland, MD.
Become a member of the team leading the way with database administration and engineering related support for elements within the National Maritime Intelligence Center and locations around the world. As a Database professional, you’ll be working with a team of forward thinking, innovative, and highly motivated System and Database Administrators dedicated to implementing and leveraging the latest capabilities of Database Engineering and Administration support. In addition to a competitive salary and benefits, the position offers a schedule that promotes a healthy work/life balance.
Great News! Program is now offering additional Paid Time Off or a Sign-on Bonus!
What Will You Do
Provide Database Engineering support to design, operate, maintain, optimize/tune, and document Microsoft SQL Database Systems.
Isolate and resolve simple and complex database problems within the enterprise as well as design, installation, operation, application of security policies, vulnerability analysis and remediation, and the documentation of current database environment and any future changes.
Work independently and across IT functional boundaries (other network administrators, system administrators, database administrators, etc.) with configuration, installation, maintenance, troubleshooting, upgrade and system management of database components and other systems to maintain maximum operability to meet critical mission objectives.
Provide database administration support in terms of installing, configuring, maintaining security, installing patches, and performing necessary upgrades to keep all network devices up-to-date and secure to include physical patching and software.
Provide support to maintain daily operations, monitoring, problem identification/resolution of server/systems, applications, operating systems and analyzing activity and performance ensuring system/application is providing optimum performance and availability.
Perform re-accreditation actions such as DISA STIG review, system upgrades, vulnerability scan remediation, and documentation during the system’s accreditation cycle.
Liaise and communicates effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences (both contractor and federal government employees)
Maintain strong relationship with government customer
Clearance Requirement (must have to be considered)
Current DoD Top Secret/SCI level of clearance
Your Areas of Knowledge & Expertise (job qualifications)
Current CompTIA Security+ certification
Bachelor’s degree with 4 or more years of practical Database Administration experience; additional years of experience may be considered in lieu of a degree
SQL Database Administration Experience (SQL 2012 or higher)
Proven experience with Microsoft Server environments (2012 or higher)
Experience with Microsoft Office products to include Microsoft Visio
Database Performance Monitoring and Tuning
Strong oral and written communications skills
Pay Range:Pay Range $78,000.00 - $141,000.00
The Leidos pay range for this job level is a general guideline only and not a guarantee of compensation or salary. Additional factors considered in extending an offer include (but are not limited to) responsibilities of the job, education, experience, knowledge, skills, and abilities, as well as internal equity, alignment with market data, applicable bargaining agreement (if any), or other law.
Leidos is a Fortune 500® technology, engineering, and science solutions and services leader working to solve the world’s toughest challenges in the defense, intelligence, civil, and health markets. The company’s 47,000 employees support vital missions for government and commercial customers. Headquartered in Reston, Virginia, Leidos reported annual revenues of approximately $14.4 billion for the fiscal year ended December 30, 2022. For more information, visit www.Leidos.com.
Pay and Benefits
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